1. Luscombag's Avatar
    I received the email from Google about Android Pay and the new Google Wallet Apps. I have searched and I cannot find a list of incompatible devices for Android Pay like there was for Google Wallet (Galaxy Note 3 was one of them)... Does anyone know that when Android Pay goes Live, will it be compatible with all Android NFC devices? Namely the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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    09-10-2015 08:54 PM
  2. hallux's Avatar
    I suggest a little reading of the article this site posted. Here's the relevant part

    Android Pay will work on all NFC-enabled Android phones running KitKat and above, on any mobile carrier in the US. Credit and debit cards from American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard will all work with Android Pay, and you will be able to use the service at over one million locations. Some of these locations include Panera Bread, Office Depot, Toys R Us, GameStop and many others.
    Here's the link to the article. Android Pay is rolling out starting today | Android Central
    Luscombag likes this.
    09-10-2015 09:25 PM
  3. kokiangel's Avatar
    And yet Google Play Store says that my Verizon Note 3 is not compatible with Android Pay. Now doesn't that just figure?
    09-18-2015 05:30 PM
  4. erikemp's Avatar
    I'm on AT&T Google play also says my note 3 is not compatible. Now I have no way to use my loyalty cards.

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    09-18-2015 07:19 PM
  5. hallux's Avatar
    What version of Google Play Services is installed on your devices (both of you)? Until my phone (a Moto X) updated to 8.1.15, Android Pay didn't show up as an update. I installed the 5.1 update on my phone earlier this week, took a couple reboots after the OS update for the Play Services update to appear/install.
    09-18-2015 07:31 PM
  6. fmoral18's Avatar
    It's happening to me too, i'm on the T-mobile Note 3. I updated to 8.1.15 and even updated the play store but it still says it is uncompatible....then, when i installes the apk for android pay and I try to open it, it closes and says "Android pay is unavailable" :/
    09-18-2015 10:52 PM
  7. Luscombag's Avatar
    I figured this would happen. They couldn't find a way around the phone carriers' locks with Google Wallet. I got excited when people were acting like it was a dumb question, but it just got my hopes up. As you can see, I went to the Play Store from a PC so it wasn't tied to my carrier, logged in so it knew my devices.... No go.

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    09-19-2015 10:46 AM
  8. Norbu Fnu's Avatar
    same here note 3 tmobile everything updated, says device incompatible with this version. downloaded android pay apk file from apkmirror website when opened it says android pay is unavailable so i thought its because rooted then i ******* unrooted it even ******* reinstall stock rom clean Os then tried android pay same **** incompatible. i ******* lost all the apps and files and Time... i badly needed this android pay....i'm so pissed right now
    09-19-2015 10:43 PM
  9. napashooter's Avatar
    I'm not happy either, but I think the issue with the Galaxy Note 3 (regardless of the carrier, rooted or not) has to to with HCE; from what I can tell it doesn't have it and its needed for Android Pay. Since I'm new to this forum, I can't paste links, but you can google "Welcome to the Android Pay Help Center" and look at the 1st result....then go to the "Get started with Android Pay" and they state "You'll need an Android phone running Kit Kat (4.4) or higher. Your phone also needs NFC and HCE support."

    I'm no expert, but if anyone figures this out let us know. I wasn't planning on getting a new phone, but I really wanted Android Pay and my Note 3 could handle almost anything.
    09-19-2015 11:09 PM
  10. Norbu Fnu's Avatar
    you got sharp eye.... i never saw anything saying HCE i don't know even know what it is. googled it. its just something to do with security purpose which lacks on tmobile & at&t note 3.
    09-19-2015 11:37 PM
  11. Norbu Fnu's Avatar
    you got sharp eye.... i never saw anything saying HCE i don't know even know what it is. i googled it. its just something to do with security purpose which lacks on tmobile & at&t note 3. it happned on google wallet too tap & pay didn't work. i even contacted them. they have no idea.
    09-19-2015 11:45 PM
  12. Chris Hitch's Avatar
    Amex sent me a note yesterday and my Note 3 (Verizon) Android pay failed to install because the Note 3 was not compatible.
    09-24-2015 09:10 AM

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